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    JUST IN: Civil Society Protest At British Embassy Over $9.6b Judgement Against Nigeria [VIDEO]

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    Armed policemen took strategic positions within the premises of the British Embassy in Abuja as protesters under the aegis of Coalition of Civil Society Group on Monday demonstrated against the $9.6 billion judgment debt against Nigeria by a British court.

    Sources say the protesters who were asking for the reversal of the judgment, carried placards and banners under the rain while chanting anti-government songs.

    Some of the inscriptions on the banners read: ‘$9.6bn Judgement Is a Big Fraud; 200 Million Nigerians Are Against $9.6bn UK judgment; Nigeria First, Always Always; Nigeria and Britain Are Friends Not Enemy.

    The protesters called on the UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, to help President Muhammadu Buhari to fight corruption.

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    The group also called on the anti-graft agencies for the arrest and prosecution of those behind the deals.

    Recall that a British Court on August 16, awarded the judgment authorizing a firm, Process and Industrial Developments Ltd. (P&ID) to seize Nigerian assets anywhere in the world to the value of $9.6 billion for contract default.

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